MainStay Suites Barnesville - Frackville
1252 Morea Road
Barnesville, PA 18214
Phone: (570) 773-5252
Fax: (570) 773-5255
Tamaqua Railroad Station served as the city's train depot for more than 75 years. Established in 1874, this station was stylized in beautiful Victorian architecture. Following its closure, it was restored to operate as a heritage center in 2004, and has also been deemed a city landmark. The lobby functions as a visitors center. Tamaqua Railroad Station was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.
A visit to the Hawk Mountain is a visit to a multi purpose destination, along with scientific research center, international conservation training site, eco tourism destination, learning facilities for people of all ages, wildlife sanctuary, conservation organisation, etc. this place is a great visit site where species are well protected and are visible here. The Hawk Mountain is one of the best places in the northeastern North America to view the beauty of the hawk migration in autumn.
Built in 1850, the Davis Covered Bridge spans across the North Branch of Roaring Creek. This wooden bridge was included in the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
The Hamburg Public Library is a historic library building which was established between 1903-1904. Spread over a modest area of 0.1 acre (0.040 hectare), it displays the Romanesque Revival style of architecture. Despite of being so old, the library continues to function and serve the neighborhood people. It also keeps on hosting events to entertain its members.
Opened in 1890, due to a generous gift from Milton Dimmick, the Dimmick Memorial Library offers reference service, Internet access, a copy machine, microfilm of local newspapers and census, a summer reading program and more.
Found on the second floor of the Hooven Mercantile Building next to the Railroad Station, the Old Mauch Chunk Model Train Display and Hobby & Gift Shop offers a brief history on the world of model trains. This display features 13 separate mainlines, realistic landscaping, more than 100 bridges and trestles, over 200 structures, including a burning building; and more.
The former home of railroad magnet, philanthropist and founder of Lehigh University, Asa Packer, this 11,000 square foot, three-story mansion overlooking the Old Mauch Chunk national historical district is a designated National Historic Landmark that features 18 rooms filled with original 19th century furnishings. Seasonal tours are available.
Pocono Whitewater's Skirmish USA features 50 award-winning playing fields among 700 acres. The fields are located at 211 North Meckesville Road in Albrightsville.
Jim Thorpe Memorial is dedicated to this famous athlete, who is considered one of the greatest Olympic athletes of his generation. His memorial is made of red marble, and depicts several images of him engaged in sports. The location has his statue as well, which depicts him as a football player. Another one in the same location, shows Thorpe holding a discus. The mound on which his memorial is placed, consists of soil from his native country, Oklahoma, from the Olympics ground in Stockholm, and from New York's Polo Grounds.
Bloomsburg Public Library is open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., on Wednesday and Friday until 5:00 p.m., and on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Discovered in 1871, Crystal Cave is "Pennsylvania's oldest operating cave." An educational and fun attraction, visitors of Crystal Cave Park can see white flowstone formations and millions of calcite and aragonite crystals during a 45-minute interpretive tour.
Pinnacle Ridge specializes in sparkling wine/champagne hand-crafted using the traditional method or "methode champenoise." Tastings of award-winning champagne and table wines, including Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Vidal Blanc, Cayuga White and Chambourcin, are available at Pinnacle Ridge Winery, grower of both French-American and European Vinifera grapes.